While the road toll has come down over the decades, it’s largely a result of fewer car occupants dying. Pedestrian deaths have barely changed for a decade, but they remain a road safety blind spot.
The push for 30km/h speed limits is not about revenue-raising or anti-cars. Even a seemingly small decrease from 40km/h to 30km/h makes a huge difference to the safety and liveability of local streets.
Ghana is struggling to curb a surge in car accidents.
The inability to curb road accidents in Ghana is tied to colonial and neocolonial legacies.
This is Noojee, a joey koala who was rehabilitated in Healesville Sanctuary after being hit by a car.
As the holiday season begins after months of reduced travel, wildlife hospitals are braced for a new wave of admissions.